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Vistara airline opens sales office in Dubai
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) India's new private full service carrier Vistara on Tuesday opened its first overseas sales office here for catering to customers in the Gulf region, especially the huge Indian diaspora.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 7:42:19 PM

Kuwait court awards death to seven in mosque bombing
Kuwait City, Sep 15 (IANS) Seven persons were awarded death on Tuesday for the Islamic State-claimed bombing of a Kuwait mosque in June that left 27 people dead, media reported.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 4:54:03 PM

No haj permit, no entry into Makkah
Riyadh, Sep 15 (IANS) The Saudi government has issued a warning that people without haj permits would not be allowed to enter Makkah, the media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 4:46:08 PM

Mahanama to quit umpiring career
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday that Roshan Mahanama will step down from the elite panel of match referees at the end of the year.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 12:58:05 PM

Friendlies will help strong start in IsL: Goa's Moura
Dubai, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) outfit FC Goa's right back Leonardo da Silva Moura believes pre-season friendlies against Dubai-based sides will help the franchise get a good start in the tournament.

Monday, September 14, 2015 8:30:04 PM

Saudi crane crash toll now 111, king visits victims
Riyadh, Sep 13 (IANS) The toll in a crane crash at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah rose to 111 on Sunday, media reports said as Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud visited the victims.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 9:16:10 PM

Saudi king visits crane collapse site in Makkah
Jeddah, Sep 13 (IANS) Saudi Arabia King Salman visited the victims of deadly crane collapse in the Grand Mosque in Makkah that claimed at least 107 lives.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 12:24:03 PM

'Haj won't be affected by Makkah crane collapse'
Riyadh, Sep 13 (IANS) Saudi authorities said late Saturday that Islam's annual haj pilgrimage won't be affected by Friday's crane collapse that killed 107 and injured 238 pilgrims at Makkah's Grand Mosque, the media reported.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 12:44:03 AM

Two Indian Haj pilgrims killed, 19 injured in Makkah Grand Mosque accident (Intro Roundup)
Jeddah/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Two Indian Haj pilgrims, one from Kerala and the other from West Bengal, were among the 107 people killed in the crane accident at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi Arabian holy city of Makkah, while 19 Indians are among the injured, officials said on Saturday.

Saturday, September 12, 2015 11:30:03 PM

Saudi Arabia says it has received 2.5 million Syrians
Riyadh, Sep 12 (IANS) With the rising exodus of Syrians from their strife-torn nation, Saudi Arabia said it has received 2.5 million Syrians since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011.

Saturday, September 12, 2015 7:42:17 PM

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